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Old 05-24-2019, 05:23 PM   #1
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Rear Shock Relocate Options?

So, I've only had this truck for a short time and I'm uncovering the little surprises 1 by 1 by 1...

The latest issue is the rear suspension.
I knew it was riding rigid so I went down to the local shop to talk options. When we got underneath - I was blown away when I saw the missing chunk in the pics below. It's lowered but not slammed, and I will be replacing shocks all around for sure.

I have a guy who can weld a slat on there for me, but I'm asking you Fellas what you would do if it was your truck.

Any thoughts/comments would be appreciated.

Thanks Fellas,

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Old 05-24-2019, 07:00 PM   #2
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Re: Rear Shock Relocate Options?

Iím thinking this might be my ticket:

http://nolimit.net/products#!/Droppe...tegory=6157547

Unless Iím missing something - this might be the way to go to avoid unnecessary mods to current leaf spring setup.

Any thoughts on these folks and their products?
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Old 05-24-2019, 07:21 PM   #3
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Re: Rear Shock Relocate Options?

With that shock angle, you literally have no shocks.
I like their (no Limit) rear sway bar set up also. I have a CPP Unit now but am planning on swapping it out for theirs.
However since your lowered you might consider the CPP rear cross member - http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=659584
It allows my rear end to bottom out in the C-notch before the third member touches the cross member.
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Old 05-24-2019, 08:15 PM   #4
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Re: Rear Shock Relocate Options?

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With that shock angle, you literally have no shocks.
I like their (no Limit) rear sway bar set up also. I have a CPP Unit now but am planning on swapping it out for theirs.
However since your lowered you might consider the CPP rear cross member - http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=659584
It allows my rear end to bottom out in the C-notch before the third member touches the cross member.
Truth on the shock angle for sure.
I'm looking at all options - and appreciate the response.
I'll check it out.

Thx again.
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Old 05-24-2019, 08:23 PM   #5
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Re: Rear Shock Relocate Options?

I have a 65 GMC frame out back and can get you pictures tomorrow of what the factory brackets looked like. That may give you an idea on a way to proceed. Not sure if its the picture angle but the drive shaft angle looks a bit steep.
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